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Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) 1889-1961

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A night at the opera by Sam Wood( Visual )

72 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal, to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
You can't take it with you : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

74 editions published between 1936 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirbys. The plot shows how Tony, attractive young son of the Kirbys, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening. The shock sustained by the Kirbys, who are invited to eat cheap food, shows Alice that marriage with Tony is out of the question. The Sycamores, however, though sympathetic to Alice, find it hard to realize her point of view. Meantime, Tony, who knows the Sycamores are right and his own people wrong, will not give her up, and in the end Mr. Kirby is converted to the happy madness of the Sycamores, particularly since he happens in during a visit by an ex-Grand Duchess, earning her living as a waitress. No mention has as yet been made of the strange activities of certain members of the household engaged in the manufacture of fireworks; nor of the printing press set up in the parlor; nor of Rheba the maid and her friend Donald; nor of Grandpa's interview with the tax collector when he tells him he doesn't believe in the income tax. -- from publisher
Kaufman & Co. : Broadway comedies by George S Kaufman( Book )

14 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects plays written by George Kaufman in collaboration with other writers, including "Dinner at Eight," "Animal Crackers," "Stage Door," and "You Can't Take It With You."
The man who came to dinner by George S Kaufman( Book )

66 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lecturer Sheridan Whiteside slips on the ice on his way into the home of a prominent Ohio family. The Dr. says Whiteside must remain confined having broken his leg. He begins to meddle with the lives of everyone in the household and, once his plots are underway, learns there is nothing wrong with his leg. He then bribes the doctor. The owner discovers the fraud, but Whiteside blackmails him (he finds out that the owner's sister is an axe murderer) and resumes control
The royal family : a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

29 editions published between 1927 and 2009 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, dated Oct. 8, 2009
Six plays by Kaufman and Hart by George S Kaufman( Book )

8 editions published between 1930 and 1990 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six plays by George S Kaufman( Book )

28 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos: Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
The Marx Brothers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monkey business: While stowing away on a ship to America, the boys get involuntarily pressed into service as toughs for a pair of feuding gangsters
The solid gold Cadillac; a comedy by Howard Teichmann( Book )

12 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays by George S Kaufman( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the scripts of three plays, including "Once in a Lifetime," a satire about how three vaudevillians achieve success in Hollywood; "You Can't Take It With You," telling what happens when Alice, a member of an eccentric family brings home a Wall Street boyfriend; and "The Man Who Came to Dinner," the story of a lecturer who disrupts the lives of a family when he slips on the ice outside their home and outstays his welcome
George Washington slept here; a comedy in three acts by Moss Hart( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story chronicles the trials and tribulations of Newton Fuller who craves-and gets-"a little place in the country to call his own." Newton and his wife, Annabell, and their daughter, Madge, are hypnotized into taking over one of those windowless, waterless, almost roofless houses that dot the countryside. The ensuing troubles may be summed up by a search for water, a quarrel with a neighbor who owns not only the brook but the very road that leads from the highway to the house, the attempted elopement of the daughter with a summer-theatre actor, and the usual invasion of the weekend guests, including a prodigal uncle who is assumed to be rich but turns out to be just another bankrupt. It is discovered that the neighbor really doesn't own Newton's roadway, and that Newton's wife, who began by showing disgust over her husband's idiocy in wanting to live in the country, decides that he was right all along
I'd rather be right by George S Kaufman( Book )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ford's Theatre, Erlanger-Ford Theatre Corp. owners and managers, Sam H. Harris presents George M. Cohan in "I'd Rather be Right," a musical show by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, choreography by Charles Weidman, modern dances staged by Ned McGurn, setting by Donald Oenslager, costumes by Irene Sharaff, modern clothes by John Hambleton, orchestra under the direction of Harry Levant, book staged by Mr. Kaufman
Of thee I sing, a musical play by George S Kaufman( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 1950 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silk stockings by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
Beggar on horseback, a play in two parts by George S Kaufman( Book )

24 editions published between 1921 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American way by George S Kaufman( Book )

10 editions published between 1938 and 1941 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington Civic Theater, "The American Way," by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, directed by Leon Askin
A night at the opera by George S Kaufman( Book )

20 editions published between 1935 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth century plays : British, American, continental : eleven representative selections( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duley; a comedy in three acts by George S Kaufman( Book )

11 editions published between 1921 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
George S. Kaufman Amerikaans dramaturg (1889-1961)

George S. Kaufman commediografo e regista teatrale statunitense

George S. Kaufman écrivain américain

George Simon Kaufman americký dramatik, producent a divadelní kritik

George Simon Kaufman US-amerikanischer Autor

Kaufman, G. S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, Georg S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, George 1889∼1961

Kaufman, George S.

Kaufman, George S. 1889-1961

Kaufman, George Simon.

Kaufman, George Simon 1889-1961

Джордж С. Кауфман

ג'ורג' קאופמן

קאופמאן, ג'ורג' ס.

קאופמן, ג'ורג' ס 1889-1961

جرج اس. کافمن

جورج كوفمان، 1889-1961

코프먼, 조지 1889∼1961

Languages
English (515)

German (25)

Spanish (23)

Italian (8)

(6)

French (3)

Urdu (2)

Turkish (2)

Arabic (2)

Chinese (1)

Dutch (1)

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You can't take it with you : a comedy in three actsKaufman & Co. : Broadway comediesThe man who came to dinnerThree playsI'd rather be rightThe man who came to dinnerAnimal Crackers